Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 76 68
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +55
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 99 86 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.11% 3.31% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.72% 5.81% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75 61 30
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +28.83% -4.12%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £51,350
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.77% -1.14%

PowerShell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,283 1,480 1,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 53.24% 56.88% 54.07%
Number of salaries quoted 816 960 801
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PowerShell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 66 (66.67%) C#
2 61 (61.62%) .NET
3 59 (59.60%) SQL Server
4 50 (50.51%) Microsoft
5 49 (49.49%) Finance
6 45 (45.45%) SpecFlow
6 45 (45.45%) DevOps
7 44 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (34.34%) SQL
9 33 (33.33%) Windows
9 33 (33.33%) Python
10 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
11 30 (30.30%) Java
11 30 (30.30%) Test Automation
12 29 (29.29%) Active Directory
13 28 (28.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (27.27%) Jenkins
14 27 (27.27%) Unix
15 26 (26.26%) OO
15 26 (26.26%) IIS
15 26 (26.26%) TDD
15 26 (26.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
15 26 (26.26%) Degree
16 25 (25.25%) REST
16 25 (25.25%) MVC
16 25 (25.25%) Visual Studio
17 24 (24.24%) XML
17 24 (24.24%) Selenium

PowerShell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (26.26%) IIS
2 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (2.02%) WildFly
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.05%) Office 365
4 4 (4.04%) SaaS
5 2 (2.02%) npm
5 2 (2.02%) NuGet
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Firewall
2 3 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.02%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.01%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (59.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.02%) GIS
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.01%) DB2
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (45.45%) SpecFlow
2 28 (28.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
5 25 (25.25%) Visual Studio
6 24 (24.24%) Selenium
6 24 (24.24%) TeamCity
7 23 (23.23%) Cucumber
8 22 (22.22%) NUnit
8 22 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (4.04%) Ant
10 3 (3.03%) MSBuild
10 3 (3.03%) MSI
11 2 (2.02%) Bugzilla
11 2 (2.02%) InstallShield
11 2 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.02%) Subversion
12 1 (1.01%) GitLab
12 1 (1.01%) Maven
12 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 49 (49.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Law
3 1 (1.01%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (49.49%) Developer
2 43 (43.43%) Software Developer
3 38 (38.38%) .NET Developer
4 37 (37.37%) .NET Software Developer
5 26 (26.26%) Software Engineer
6 24 (24.24%) Java Developer
6 24 (24.24%) Senior DevOps
7 23 (23.23%) .NET Software Engineer
8 22 (22.22%) C# Developer
8 22 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
8 22 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
8 22 (22.22%) Development Engineer
8 22 (22.22%) Java Engineer
8 22 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
8 22 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
8 22 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (22.22%) Senior Developer
8 22 (22.22%) Software Development Engineer
8 22 (22.22%) Test Development Engineer
8 22 (22.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (61.62%) .NET
2 26 (26.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (25.25%) REST
4 24 (24.24%) XML
5 22 (22.22%) Gherkin
5 22 (22.22%) JSON
6 9 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET
7 8 (8.08%) jQuery
7 8 (8.08%) Middleware
8 6 (6.06%) CSS
8 6 (6.06%) HTML
9 5 (5.05%) Web Services
10 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.03%) Ajax
10 3 (3.03%) Node.js
10 3 (3.03%) SOAP
10 3 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.03%) WCF
11 2 (2.02%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.02%) Blog
4 2 (2.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.01%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.33%) Windows
2 27 (27.27%) Unix
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.03%) Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.45%) DevOps
2 44 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (30.30%) Test Automation
5 26 (26.26%) OO
5 26 (26.26%) TDD
6 25 (25.25%) MVC
7 24 (24.24%) Release Management
8 23 (23.23%) BDD
8 23 (23.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 23 (23.23%) Open Source
9 22 (22.22%) Agile Testing
9 22 (22.22%) API Testing
9 22 (22.22%) Process Improvement
9 22 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
9 22 (22.22%) SDET
9 22 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 22 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 22 (22.22%) User Stories
10 21 (21.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 66 (66.67%) C#
2 34 (34.34%) SQL
3 33 (33.33%) Python
4 31 (31.31%) JavaScript
5 30 (30.30%) Java
6 11 (11.11%) VBScript
7 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.03%) Java 8
9 2 (2.02%) PHP
9 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.01%) Groovy
10 1 (1.01%) Korn
10 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) CEH
2 6 (6.06%) CISSP
2 6 (6.06%) SSCP
3 4 (4.04%) GIAC
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.02%) CISA
5 2 (2.02%) CISM
5 2 (2.02%) CRISC
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) COBIT
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 29 (29.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) OpenIDM
3 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.01%) Docker
4 1 (1.01%) Firmware
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.04%) Puppet
3 3 (3.03%) Ansible
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Packer
5 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.11%) VMware
3 8 (8.08%) HP
4 5 (5.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.02%) Automation Anywhere
5 2 (2.02%) Aveksa
5 2 (2.02%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.02%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.02%) ForgeRock
5 2 (2.02%) UiPath
5 2 (2.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos
6 1 (1.01%) F5
6 1 (1.01%) IBM